The name is not the only thing that hearkens back to the days when everything worth buying could be found in one store. This place is actually housed in a squat old building that dates back nearly a century. Instead of barrels of candy and bolts of fabric, though, you will find racks of wind chimes, bins of seashells, Monterey logo apparel and a panoply of other gift and souvenir items. The animals of the Peninsula are immortalized in crystal, bronze and wood. Shoppers from all around the globe look for the perfect little doodad or trinket to bring back to the folks at home. See website for product list, photos, coupons and more.
This unique little candy shop on Fisherman's Wharf sells amazing specialty candies, all of which are handmade on site. Choose from gourmet salt water taffies, exotic handmade chocolate clusters, blueberry gummy whales, caramel apples and much, much more. Everything can be ordered online, and the store even has its own chat line and mailing list. It is a great place for that sweet-lover in all of us, and the service is fantastic. There is an additional store in Cannery Row. See website for online shopping and more.
Since the mid-1980s, this place has been introducing people to the fun activity of kayaking, with the added bonus of educating the customers about the preservation of marine life in the Monterey area. The store sells and rents all sorts of kayaks and has a variety of classes. The staff members are all accomplished experts, and many corporate group programs are available. Enjoy water sports and learn about the environment.
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
Macy's is located in the Del Monte Shopping Center with its outdoor fountains and clean surroundings. The clutter-less department store with rows of stocked shelves offers everything that you may want, clothes from Polo and Lauren, shoes from DKNY, Martinez Valero, Cole Haan and Skechers and Clinique cosmetics. Well known for its customer care, Macy's is the best option to shop comfortably.
This charming little store stocks quilts from master knitters all over the country. The inventory here includes several dozen books about knitting, and a full range of supplies, several kinds of yarn, needles, notions, knitting kits, and other supplies. The owner has been knitting since a very young age and the service here is excellent. The only store of its kind in Pacific Grove, it stocks a huge amount of patterns.
This renowned company specializes in professionally crafted business accessories and gifts. Only the highest quality leather is used and all products are guaranteed for life. Leather binders, portfolios, passport covers, wallets, key rings, business card holders, and several other professionally crafted items are available and the company's list of clients includes, among many others, Minolta, Pepsi, Radisson Hotel, Ferrari Motors, and Rolls Royce. You can order directly or browse the store and enjoy the high quality of the personalized service available.
This unique store has an eclectic variety of home furnishings and artwork, whether it is clocks, accessories, mirrors, or furniture. Several plants, especially orchids, are available and the inventory consists of classics, as well as hybrids. The inside decor of the place reminds one of a classy and sophisticated art nouveau collector's shop. Plus, everything is decked-out in a home-like setting. The service is great and even the most finicky customer will find something here.
Roughly 50 factories have an outlet store at this Monterey center. Though it has a Pacific Grove address, it is actually just a short walk from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row. Visitors can purchase designer apparel, sportswear, shoes and accessories at deeply discounted prices. Stores include Nine West and Van Heusen. There are a few eateries on the premises, including including Archie's American Diner and others. Credit card acceptance policies vary by merchant.
This store has been manufacturing fine gifts in etched glass and crystal since 1975 and its specialty is executive gifts. It's all here: trophies, frames, boxes, business card holders and more. Whatever corporate event you're holding, this place will make the speaker gifts for you. The craftsmanship is extremely professional and the service is top-notch. The store also does a lot of business in making golf tee prizes and trophies. Stop in and see the spectacular showroom in Pacific Grove.
Formerly the Bookworm, this excellent used bookshop in New Monterey
has been given a makeover with new decor, lighting and custom cases for paperbacks and books on tape. BookBuyers buys and trades books daily and has reasonable prices. Centrally ...
Stay in an airy room or a cozy little cottage
at this Pacific Grove charmer where the rooms are decorated with old fashioned country charm. Cornflower blue drapes keep out the Monterey sunshine in the early morning hours and ...
This museum displays and documents the natural history of beautiful
Monterey County. The bulk of its exhibits showcase the native geology, aboriginal populations, plants, and animals of the region. In addition to permanent exhibits, the museum also hosts special ...